60% of population live in New Territories by 2026
May 19, 2017 - New Territories
The Planning Department yesterday announced the Projections of Population Distribution in 2014 -2026. The current population in Hong Kong Island and Kowloon is 3.47 million. From now to 2026, its proportion will gradually decrease from 48% to 44%. Whilst the population in New Territories will increase to 4.35 million, accounted for around 60% by 2026.